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Universal Audio Releases UAD-2 Satellite Thunderbolt 3 DSP Accelerator

Take your processing game to the next level

Today, leading hardware and software company UAD has announced their newest external DSP unit, the UAD-2 Satellite Thunderbolt 3. Available in QUAD and OCTO core, the new accelerator gives you even faster performance when using CPU intensive plugins. Not only that, but the new unit is backward compatible with Thunderbolt 1 & 2 UA devices.


Key features:

  • Run UAD Powered Plug-Ins via Thunderbolt 3 on modern Mac and Windows 10 systems (backward compatible with Thunderbolt 1 and 2 devices)
  • 4 (QUAD) or 8 (OCTO) SHARC processors provide a massive DSP boost for running large professional mixes
  • Access over 100 plug-ins from Ampex, Lexicon, Studer, Neve, Manley, SSL, EMT, Helios, and more
  • Includes the Analog Classics Plus bundle featuring Legacy editions of LA-2A Classic Audio Leveler, 1176 Classic Limiting Amplifiers, Pultec EQP-1A, Pultec Pro, and Fairchild 670 plug-ins, plus 610-B Tube Preamp & EQ, and more
  • Compatible with Pro Tools, Logic Pro X, Cubase, Live, and more
  • Combine with other Thunderbolt-equipped UAD-2 devices including PCIe card(s), UA Audio Interfaces, and additional Satellites
  • Dual Thunderbolt 3 ports for daisy-chaining of Thunderbolt peripherals
  • Also available with Custom software packages featuring user-selectable plug‑ins

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